For years, the rumors of Apple developing a mass market car were just that: rumors. But now it is starting to feel as though we are getting closer to the rubber hitting the proverbial road, as reports surfaced this week that Apple is planning on the launch of a mass market EV by 2024. Apple is reportedly visiting with both Korean and Japanese car manufacturers, according to Apple Insider . The new 2024 timeline for the vehicle speeds up previous estimates, which had pinned mass market production of a vehicle by Apple closer to 2027. The company is in the midst of exploring the best way to produce the car amidst the ongoing semiconductor shortage. There have been a litany of rumors about the Apple car dating back to last year. For example, we reported in February this year that Apple was considering having Kia manufacture its EV in […]